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Biogas technology diffusion among farmers through rural communication network: A case from Indonesia

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Biogas technology diffusion among farmers through rural communication network : A case from Indonesia. / Putra, Ahmad Romadhoni Surya; Pedersen, Søren Marcus.

In: Journal of Rural and Community Development, Vol. 13, No. 4, 2018, p. 107-117.

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Putra, ARS & Pedersen, SM 2018, 'Biogas technology diffusion among farmers through rural communication network: A case from Indonesia' Journal of Rural and Community Development, vol. 13, no. 4, pp. 107-117.

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Putra, A. R. S., & Pedersen, S. M. (2018). Biogas technology diffusion among farmers through rural communication network: A case from Indonesia. Journal of Rural and Community Development, 13(4), 107-117.

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Putra ARS, Pedersen SM. Biogas technology diffusion among farmers through rural communication network: A case from Indonesia. Journal of Rural and Community Development. 2018;13(4):107-117.

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Putra, Ahmad Romadhoni Surya ; Pedersen, Søren Marcus. / Biogas technology diffusion among farmers through rural communication network : A case from Indonesia. In: Journal of Rural and Community Development. 2018 ; Vol. 13, No. 4. pp. 107-117.

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RIS

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